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Source: Adriana M. Barraza/WENN / WENN/NewsOne: Co-host of “The Real” daytime talk show, Loni Love, is catching some heat for statements she made about Black women. In a segment for the show, Love talked about being an ambassador for the “reimagined” Weight Watchers or WW program. She shared with her co-hosts — Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai, […]

via FirstLadyB/TheChristianPost: Two Presbyterian churches in NYC are hosting a Beyonce Mass on Wednesday and Thursday night, specifically for black women. Masses set for First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn and St. James Presbyterian in Harlem are both set to start at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday respectively The groundbreaking worship service will use the music and life of […]

via BlackDoctor:   This information is for you ladies…Black women have been faced with the very real danger of being diagnosed with uterine fibroids for many years now, but experts are saying there’s little to fear now due to medical advancements. CLICK HERE to read full story

via BlackAmericaWeb: Speaking to many women with natural hair in America, the way you wear your hair to work can be a source of anxiety and sometimes even trauma. There is pressure to wear ones’ hair straight, which is often deemed “presentable” in the work. Whether it’s navigating how to wear your hair for an […]

via BlackAmericaWeb/NY Magee, Researchers at Johns Hopkins say they can confirm a “strong association” between common African-American hairstyles and the development of traction alopecia, which is the gradual loss of hair loss caused by damage to the hair follicle. Prolonged tension on the hair root can trigger the loss of hair. An estimated one-third of African-American […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: The class of cadets preparing to jubilantly toss their caps in the air at the U.S. Military Academy’s graduation ceremony Saturday includes 34 black women, a record number that’s a sign of concerted efforts to diversify West Point’s Long Gray Line. West Point remains mostly white and mostly male. The 34 women comprise […]

via Hellobeautiful: 1. Sistas Supporting Sistas In The 2018 Midterms: California Senator Kamala Harris said it best: “We shouldn’t just be thanking women of color for electing progressive leaders. In 2018, we SHOULD BE electing women of color AS THOSE LEADERS.” From Lucy McBath to Stacey Abrams to Maxine Waters, here are 25 progressive Black […]

via BlackDoctor: Ovarian cancer is perhaps one of the most dangerous diseases because it is often diagnosed at an advanced stage and has metastasized, or spread to other parts of the body very quickly, often without the knowledge of the victim. It is also the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women, with more […]

via BlackAmericaWeb: The newly established city of South Fulton, Georgia is experiencing something that’s never been seen in city government. A report by CNN profiled the eight Black women who hold top jobs in the criminal justice sector of South Fulton. From the chief judge, to the police chief, to the court clerk, the positions are all […]

via BlackDoctor: Making the change seems like a farfetched idea to most. However, as a black woman, taking extra precaution in your beauty regimen may be a matter of life or death. Deep, I know. But hear me out… The ugly truth is, we are unknowingly exposed to toxins and chemicals each and every day. […]

via essence: Athletes from around the world dream of winning the coveted gold medal. This year the very best athletes in the world will have that chance. The 2018 Winter Olympics kicks off Feb. 9 in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. Among the competitors are a group of dedicated Black women who have waited for this […]

via HelloBeautiful: Election Day 2017 brought in a sweeping tide of wins in favor of Democrats after a political blowback against a foray of Republican candidates. Black women in particular won seats in several major races across several high stakes local and state elections. Tuesday’s victories could signal an impending warning sign for the GOP party […]